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VON ISRAEL 2007, an international communications conference, will be held over a two-day period at The Avenue Conference Center at Airport City.

October 7, 2007 08:29
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Monday, October 8 THE LATEST thinking on border and boundary demarcations will be discussed by Israelis and Palestinians at the next "Afternoon with IPCRI," at 3 p.m. at the Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem. Keynote speakers will be Dr. David Newman of Ben-Gurion University and Dr. Hanna Swaid, Knesset member from Hadash. Pre-registration is required. Confirm participation by calling (02) 676-9460. Thursday, October 11 THE DEPARTMENT of Education and Psychology at the Open University has organized a symposium on Psychology and Spirituality, which will be held at 4:45 p.m. at the Open University, 108 Ravutsky Street, Ra'anana. For details and registration, call (09) 778-1834. Monday, October 15 THE ANNUAL Maala conference on business leadership and social responsibility will be held in Pavilion Number One at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds. The keynote address will be delivered in English by Stanley S. Litow, Vice President Corporate Citizenship and Corporate affairs and President IBM International Foundation. Litow will speak on "The Globally Integrated Enterprise: At the intersection of business and society." In the course of the conference, Social Affairs Minister Isaac Herzog will conduct a dialogue with Leumi CEO Galia Maor on National Social Policy and the obligations of the business sector in Israel. The final session will be devoted to the Arab sector. At the conclusion of the closing session, there will be a reception marking the launch of the Encyclopedia of Social Responsibility. For further details call (03) 648-2579 or access Tuesday, October 16 BACTOCHEMICAL LABORATORIES are hosting a conference on vitamin and mineral enrichment of foods. The conference which will be held from 9 a.m. at the International Conference Center of the Ashkelon Academic College will focus on whether food products are correctly labeled, and whether the public is being misled with regard to vitamin and mineral content. For further details, call Oria Oren at (052) 611-7362. Wednesday, October 17 THE ANNUAL Aharon Yariv Memorial Conference on the State of the Nation will take place under the auspices of The Institute for National Security Studies in the Bar Shira Auditorium on the Tel Aviv University campus. For full details, e-mail [email protected] Wednesday, October 24 VON ISRAEL 2007, an international communications conference, will be held over a two-day period at The Avenue Conference Center at Airport City. VON stands for Voice Video Vision over the Net. Leading figures from Israel and around the world, who have become legend as a result of their expertise in these areas, will be among the conference participants. For full details, contact Golan Yosifon (052) 562-5135. THE JEZREEL Valley Academic College will host the three-day Rosh Pina Festival, which is aimed primarily at members of the communications industry. The theme of the conference 'The Forty Year Crisis' was chosen in relation to the 40th anniversary of television in Israel . The conference will be chaired by veteran journalist and broadcaster Moshe Shlonsky, who was recently appointed to the faculty of the College. JVAC President, Professor Aliza Shenhar, says the college is an ideal venue for a conference of this kind because JVAC boasts one of the country's leading schools of communications. Thursday, October 25 THE 11Th Ernst & Young Journey Conference will take place at the David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, with a series of lectures and workshops. The subject matter of the conference will relate to the journey from start-up to market leader with discussions on trends, exits, private equity, clean tech, technological communications and capital markets. The keynote address will be on the topic: "Sometimes things change - Driving effective innovation with curiosity, confidence and courage." Participation fee is NIS 490. Participants can register via the Internet at For further information, call: (03) 654-4056. Tuesday, October 30 THE 4TH International Water and Environmental Technologies Conference and exhibition will be held at the Israel Fairgrounds and Convention Center. WATEC 2007 is being held in Israel because Israel has the largest RO Desalination Plant; the world's most developed irrigation methods; the world's highest rate of reused water; the world's most advanced national water management system; the world's most advanced solar technologies; effective solutions for municipal solid waste; and the best technology to reduce air pollution. Top level water experts from Israel and abroad will participate in the conference. Thursday, November 1 THE PRIME MINISTER'S Conference for Export and International Cooperation will be held in Tel Aviv with the participation of many prominent public figures and business leaders. For details and registration, call: (03) 514-2945. Monday, November 5 THE ISRAEL Management Center Conference on Transparency, Management and Long-Term Planning will take place at the David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, in the presence of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. For details call 1-700-700-246.

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